Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Addressed through Newly Launched Westchester Program

FSW Announces First Initiative of Its Kind in County  July 22, 2020, Purchase, NY – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) today announced the launch of their Pandemic Supportive Services Program (PSSP), an initiative that supports clients and families who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at a higher risk for health and economic challenges. For…[More]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW Receives $30,000 Grant from Impact100 Westchester

Funding will provide technology to connect more children to virtual mentoring and tutoring resources PURCHASE, NY, June 4, 2020 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester (BBBS of FSW) has been awarded a $30,000 core mission grant by Impact100 Westchester as part of the Westchester women’s philanthropic collective’s 2020 grant cycle. The…[More]

Family Services of Westchester Providing Grocery Delivery to Seniors

April 6, 2020 RideConnect Mobilizes Quickly to Safeguard Vulnerable Residents PURCHASE, NY  – Family Services of Westchester (FSW)’s RideConnect program is calling older adults 60+ in Westchester and southern Putnam County who need shopping and delivery of groceries or medication. The program has hundreds of volunteers available to shop so that the vulnerable population can…[More]

Holiday Gratitude Abounds at Head Start

It’s beginning to look a LOT like Holiday Gratitude Central over at FSW’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages and other Head Start locations in White Plains! We hardly know where to BEGIN expressing our thanks to all of the individuals and community groups whose generosity is making the holidays extra special for our preschoolers…[More]

The Sharing Shelf’s Casino Night is February 8th!

Get ready to “love it or leave it” when The Sharing Shelf hosts its Casino Night on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Wainwright House in Rye. The evening will feature heavy appetizers, libations and dessert and guests are encouraged to bring or wear something special from their closets to donate or benefit The Sharing Shelf….[More]

Citrin Cooperman Donates New Winter Coats to Big Brothers Big Sisters

  Accounting and financial advisory firm Citrin Cooperman may think globally with offices around the world, but they acted locally last week when three of their volunteers delivered 50 festively wrapped bags containing brand-new winter coats, hats and gloves to the children in our Big Brothers Big Sisters program. We thank you, and the families…[More]

Thank You for Your Support on #GivingTuesday!

  From adoption and foster care to Head Start and Big Brothers Big Sisters, our team here at FSW has been dedicated to helping needy Westchester children and families reach their potential and thrive since 1954. On #GivingTuesday, December 3rd, we were especially grateful for your generous support of our mission at http://bit.ly/FSWGivingTuesday. Your gifts…[More]

Family Services of Westchester Receives $2.25 Million Grant Award for At-Risk Youth Mentoring Initiative

PURCHASE, NY, Dec. 17, 2018 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by New York State’s Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to be the recipient of a $2,250,000 grant award for the Community Credible Messengers Initiative (CCMI). CCMI is a mentoring initiative created by OCFS…[More]

The Sharing Shelf’s Teen Boutique Provides Free Clothing to Hundreds of Teenage Girls in Westchester

PURCHASE, NY, Nov. 14, 2018 – Over 200 teenage girls hailing from all Westchester County attended The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester’s Teen Boutique this past Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle. Each left the event with a week’s worth of clothing and a boost to their…[More]

Retro Favorites the B-52s Join the Harlem Gospel Choir to Headline The Really Big Show 2018

PURCHASE, NY, Oct. 17, 2018 – From the soaring vocals of “Amazing Grace” to the unmistakable opening guitar riffs of “Rock Lobster,” every music fan will be dancing in the aisles when the world-renowned Harlem Gospel Choir joins “the world’s greatest party band,” the B-52s, for The Really Big Show on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018…[More]